LGBTQIA+ Audiobooks for Kids & Teens

Share stories featuring LGBTQIA+ characters to spread compassion, teach understanding, and promote diversity in children’s literature. Visit www.readproudlistenproud.com and www.heardiversity.com for more diverse listens.
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Author: Lauren Myracle | Narrator: Lauren Davis
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: May 22, 2018
Kate was lissa’s best friend. they’ve shared everything for four years. then one night at a drunken party, Kate leaned in to kiss lissa, and lissa kissed her back. And now Kate is pretending lissa doesn’t exist. Confused and alone, lissa’s left questioning everything she thought she knew about herself, and about life.
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Author: B. T. Gottfred | Narrator: Alex McKenna, Maxwell Glick and B. T. Gottfred
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: May 08, 2018
Everyone assumes that Zee is a lesbian. Her classmates, her gym buddies, even her so-called best friend. Even Zee is starting to wonder. Could they be onto something.

Everyone assumes that Art is gay. They take one look at his nice clothes and his pretty face and think.
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Author: Rachel Cohn and David Levithan | Narrator: Michael Crouch and Sophie Amoss
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: April 10, 2018
The New York Times Bestselling duo behind Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily return with twins out to throw the party of a lifetime--or at least the best party of high school.
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Author: Gayle Forman | Narrator: Sunil Malhotra, Michael Crouch and Nicole Lewis
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: March 27, 2018
A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay.

The New York Times bestseller from the author of If I Stay

"Heartwrenching.
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Author: Rose Brock | Narrator: Various
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: February 27, 2018
Hope is a decision, but it is a hard one to recognize in the face of oppression, belittlement, alienation, and defeat. To help embolden hope, here is a powerhouse collection of essays and personal stories that speak directly to teens and all YA readers.
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Author: Richard Lawson | Narrator: Holly Linneman
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: February 06, 2018
Debut author and Vanity Fair film critic Richard Lawson makes your heart stop and time stand still in his extraordinary and life-affirming novel that's perfect for fans of If I Stay and We All Looked Up.
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Author: Arvin Ahmadi | Narrator: Assaf Cohen
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: February 06, 2018
Discover the secret to success in this incisively funny debut, for fans of John Corey Whaley, David Arnold, and Ned Vizzini.

"Quirky and charming, wise and unpredictable." --Khaled Hosseini, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kite Runner


Scott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting.
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Author: Sarah Glenn Marsh | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: January 23, 2018
"This edgy fantasy doesn't just blur boundaries of genre, of gender, of past and present, life and death--it explodes them." --Cinda Williams Chima, New York Times bestselling author of The Seven Realms and The Shattered Realms

Without the dead, she'd be no one.
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Author: Various, Nicola Yoon, Jennifer L. Armentrout and Sara Shepard | Narrator: Various
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: January 02, 2018
Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of "how they first met" from some of today's most popular YA authors.

Listeners will experience Nina LaCour's beautifully written piece about two Bay Area girls meeting via a cranky customer service Tweet, Sara Shepard's glossy tale about a magazine intern and a young rock star, Nicola Yoon's imaginative take on break-ups and make-ups, Katie Cotugno's story of two teens hiding out from the police at a house party, and Huntley Fitzpatrick's charming love story that begins over iced teas at a diner.
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Author: Malinda Lo | Narrator: Jennifer Lim
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: October 17, 2017
“A twisty, dark psychological thriller that will leave you guessing til the very end."—Teen Vogue

“[A] riveting read…"—NPR

The line between best friend and something more is a line always crossed in the dark.
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Author: E.K. Johnston | Narrator: Katherine Kellgren
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: October 03, 2017
Speculative fiction from the acclaimed bestselling author of Exit, Pursued by a Bear and Star Wars. Ahsoka.
 
Victoria-Margaret is the crown princess of the empire, a direct descendent of Victoria I, the queen who changed the course of history.
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Author: David Barclay Moore | Narrator: David Barclay Moore and Nile Bullock
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: September 19, 2017
"The right story at the right time. . . . It’s not just a narrative; it’s an experience. It’s the novel we’ve been waiting for." —The New York Times

A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that celebrates community and creativity.
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